37.098 .... B&F 0554
Coleophora inulae (Wocke, 1876)
Status ..... A surprising addition to the Nottinghamshire list in September 2013, when we found two full grown larval cases on Fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica) at Warsop Main Pit Top. This is a very local moth of Nationally notable A status, believed to be declining and found at only a handful of UK sites of which most are in Hampshire. Coleophora inulae has a two year life cycle and the larvae are full grown by the July of their second year.
Adult, reared in captivity from larval cases found at Warsop Main Pit Top, photographed May 10th 2014
Larval cases on Fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica), photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top September 2013
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coleophora inulae
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2016

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